Highway 36

The Boulder Turnpike (credit: CBS)

Boulder Turnpike Deal Final After Meeting Criticism

After sharp criticism, Colorado has announced the conclusion of a deal for a private company to help expand and maintain the main Denver-Boulder highway and collect tolls from some lanes.

02/26/2014

The boulders on Highway 36 (credit: CDOT)

CDOT Calls Boulders That Blocked US 36 ‘Tough Nuts To Crack’

A blasting project that dumped huge boulders on U.S. Highway 36 between Lyons and Pinewood Springs closed the highway Monday and Tuesday but they’ve been cleared and it’s now back open.

02/25/2014

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Governors Don’t Agree With Proposed Tax Hike For Road Repairs

Transportation and road repairs were one of the many topics discussed during the nation’s “Governors Meeting” with President Obama.

02/24/2014

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CDOT Strengthening Roads After September Flooding

The Colorado Department of Transportation is making lots of repairs and strengthening roads on Highway 36 in order to protect them from future flooding.

02/24/2014

Emotions continued to run high at a second meeting Thursday over the privatization of toll lanes on U.S. 36 (credit: CBS)

Emotions Carry Over To 2nd Meeting Of U.S. 36 Privatization

Strong emotions carried over to the second meeting to discuss the privatization of U.S. 36 that would turn over a toll lane to a private company for the next 50 years.

02/14/2014

An image from the meeting on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Critics Attack 50-Year Deal On Boulder Turnpike

Critics heatedly attacked a 50-year deal Wednesday that would allow a private consortium to operate the main highway between Denver and Boulder, saying it will last too long and puts the public at risk.

02/13/2014

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US Highway 36 Finance Deal To Get Public Airing

Supporters and opponents are gearing up for two public meetings to discuss a deal that would allow a private company to take over the operation of the main highway between Denver and Boulder for the next 50 years.

02/12/2014

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CDOT Defends What State Senator Calls ‘Secret’ Boulder Turnpike Deal

CDOT is entering a 50 year contract with a private party, giving them control over the express lanes that will be built along Highway 36.

02/11/2014

The Sheridan Blvd. bridge over Hwy. 36  (credit: CBS)

Highway 36 Closed Overnight This Week During Bridge Demolition

This week Highway 36 will be closed overnight as crews demolish the bridge over Sheridan Boulevard.

01/20/2014

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Last Colorado Highway Closed By Floods Reopens

The last highway closed in Colorado after September’s historic floods is back open.

11/26/2013

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